In addition to a huge selection of Firefighter Awards and Gifts FireAwards.com is the source for Awards and Plaques for all your recognition award occasions.
I don't know what to say on an award. Can you
Most people include the following information on an award:
1) name of the award &/or the reason the award is being presented
2) recipient's name
3) date that award is being presented
4) name of person, company, or organization that is presenting
Of course, there are many variations on these rules depending upon
the situation or event surrounding the awarding of the plaque.
Choosing the right award
We all love to be recognized. Each of us wants
to know that we’re a valued part of an organization, that we’ve done a good
job, or have achieved some success in academics, sports, business, or other
field of endeavor.
Giving recognition is a powerful means of rewarding
effort, saying thanks, building loyalty, or encouraging higher performance.
Tangible awards, such as plaques, trophies, and personalized gifts have all
proven effective in showing recognition, even better than cash or gifts.
FireAwards.Com will help you match the perfect
award to your achievers. We offer ideas and examples of awards that recipients
will be happy to receive and proud to show friends and family.
It’s important to select the appropriate kind
of award. To best do this, you must be aware of its purpose.
What do you want the award to do?
- Show gratitude?
- Recognize membership?
- Mark service or dedication?
- Encourage achievement?
- Reward accomplishment?
- Do you prefer to emphasize the activity, contest,
or competition for which the award is given—or the group giving the award?
- Do you want to create a common bond or mark
someone for distinction?
- You can symbolize the achievement itself, highlight
your organization’s identity or match the personality of the recipient.
In deciding whether
to give a plaque, trophy, pin, desk accessory, or other item, keep in mind
that an appropriate award is:
- Representative of the
- Attractive enough to
keep in the recipient's home or office
- Consistent with the purpose
and image of the organization presenting it
- Right for the activity
and the level or importance of the achievement
- In line with the organization's
- Well crafted with quality